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What are some of the hottest headlines in the world of poker? Here you will find all the latest juicy stories along with other important news and tournament results. A must read for the poker enthusiast with articles published throughout the day.

Kentucky Online Gambling Domain Seizure Hearing - Judge Needs 7 Days to Decide

Gambling911.com is in Frankfort, Kentucky for the high profile online gambling domain seizure case that has everyone in the industry talking.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/07/2008

Poker Sites Wait With Baited Breath

As of late Monday night, DoylesRoom.com, UltimateBet.com, CakePoker.com and a handful of other online gambling related domain names registered through GoDaddy.com were still live.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/06/2008

UltimateBet.com, Cake Poker Domain Names Seized

Gambling911.com has learned that UltimateBet.com, CakePoker.com and DoylesRoom.com were among the online poker room domains that had been seized by the commonwealth of Kentucky Monday night via GoD

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/06/2008

Kentucky Commonwealth Seizes Doyles Room Online Poker Site

In a shocking development, DoylesRoom.com has become the latest victim of the Kentucky commonwealth's efforts to seize some 141 online gambling domain names.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/06/2008

Kentucky Governor Calls Online Gambling Operators Shady

In an interview with one of the local Lexington, Kentucky news affiliates, Kentucky Governor referred to online gambling operators as "a little bit shady".

Governor Steve Steve Beshear attempted to seize up to 141 online gambling site domain names in recent weeks, calling the businesses "leeches". Beshear has indicated that he wishes to protect his own state economy, in particular the horse racing sector.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/06/2008

Internet Commerce Could be Hurt by Kentucky Domain Case

Jeremiah Johnston, a spokesman for the Washington D.C-based Internet Commerce Association, says Kentucky is overstepping into federal territory in its attempt to seize some 141 online gambling doma

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/06/2008

What Happened in the 22 Hours it Took John Juanda to Win the 2008 WSOPE

22 grueling hours. That's how long it took John Juanda to win the 2008 World Series of Poker Europe.

Submitted by Ace King on, Oct/06/2008

Governor Beshear’s Attack on Web Domains Could Jeopardize Kentucky Growth

Prosecutors representing the commonwealth of Kentucky argue that state law bans bans "illegal gambling devices" and, as such, the state has every right to seize up to 141 online casino, s

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/06/2008

Something Rotten in Denmark: It’s Poker Writer Thomas Somach

Controversial, caustic but a popular read: poker writer and special contributor to the San Francisco Chronicle, Thomas Somach, may be the most hated man in all of Denmark these days, more hated tha

Submitted by Payton on, Oct/06/2008

Online Poker Room Shuts Down After Questioned Over Locale

An online poker room, which just two weeks ago claimed to be on fire, has closed its doors.

Duplicate Poker has shut down Sunday. The reason: A troubled world economy, or so they say.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/05/2008

Pizza Delivery Man Wins Big at 2008 WSOPE

Until very recently Chris Elliott was delivering pizzas at night while playing online poker during the day.

Submitted by Ace King on, Oct/04/2008

Kentucky, Other State Poker Players Urged to Show up at Forum Monday

The powerful million plus member Poker Players Alliance claims to have thousands of members residing in the great state of Kentucky.

Submitted by Payton on, Oct/03/2008

Motion to Dismiss in Kentucky Online Gambling Domain Seizure Case

The Internet Gaming and Media Association has released its Motion to Dismiss to the media on Friday responding to Kentucky's attempt at seizing various online gambling domain names.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/03/2008

Massive Showing Anticipated at Kentucky Online Gambling Domain Hearing Likely

In anticipation for a showdown between the Commonwealth of Kentucky and the burgeoning multi billion dollar online gambling industry, Gambling911.com can report that the media will be at Tuesday's

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/03/2008

2008 WSOPE Winner: John Juanda

Multiple bracelet winner John Juanda has just walked off with another having become the second person to win the World Series of Poker Europe.

Even after a grueling 22 hour final table, John Juanda could not wipe the smile off his face as he held his fourth WSOP bracelet aloft and posed for the throng of waiting photographers. Cool and implacable, Juanda never lost his focus, went on tilt, or lost his temper on his way to victory tonight.

Submitted by Ace King on, Oct/03/2008

Danish Poker Pro Pulls Plug on Disastrous Website

Danish poker pro Gus "The Great Dane" Hansen is truly a great poker player, having won nearly six million dollars in career poker tournament earnings.

But when it comes to running a website-even one about poker-he is just as inept as the next clown who thinks anyone can sit down at a computer and create and operate a successful website. Hansen's website, at www.theplayr.com (that's "player" without the "e"), has announced it is pulling the plug.

A press release sent to gambling media and also posted on the website reads:

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Oct/03/2008

Daniel Negreanu Fails to Grab WSOPE Win

It was down to the wire between John Juanda and Stanislav Alekhin at this year's World Series of Poker Europe.

Submitted by Ace King on, Oct/02/2008

$750,000 Guaranteed Super Stack Tournament

UNCASVILLE, CT (October 1, 2008) - Straights, pocket pairs and smooth calls will highlight the action in October at Mohegan Sun's new 42-table poker room located in the 64,000 square-foot Casino of

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/02/2008

Seeing is Believing as Full Tilt Blind Poker Pro Reveals His Techniques

Several weeks ago, AintLuck.com broke the news that Full Tilt Poker was signing blind poker professional, Hal Lubarsky to their poker team.

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/02/2008

Five Remain at 2008 World Series of Poker Europe

Nine finalists now down to five remaining at the 2008 World Series of Poker Europe (WSOPE).

Submitted by Ace King on, Oct/02/2008

An Online Poker Room Operating Legally From the United States? You Bet!

PurePlay.com's CEO, Jason Kellerman, sat down with Yours Truly while at Barcelona's European i-Gaming Congress and Expo and answered some questions about the subscriber based online poker company t

Submitted by Jenny Woo on, Oct/01/2008

Russian Players Have Impact on World Series of Poker Once Again

Russia's Ivan Demidov was listed with +425 odds at BetCRIS.com to win the 2008 World Series of Poker.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/01/2008

2008 WSOPE Final Table Decided: Three Multiple Bracelet Winners Make Cut

With 363 entrants - the exact same number as last year - the second ever World Series of Poker Europe was about to conclude. By Thursday evening the 2008 WSOPE final 9 table was determined.

Submitted by Ace King on, Oct/01/2008

Daniel Negreanu Tries for First World Series of Poker Main Event Win

It's hard to imagine that one of the poker world's most recognizable faces, Daniel Negreanu, has yet to actually win a World Series of Poker main event.

Submitted by Ace King on, Oct/01/2008

Poker Players Alliance Praises Robert Menendez Bill

The Poker Players Alliance (PPA), the leading poker grassroots advocacy group with more than one million members nation-wide, today commended Senator Robert Menendez (D-NJ) for introducing S.

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/01/2008

Legalized Online Poker Will Most Certainly Boost US Economy

The numbers are staggering: Poker pro John Juanda has $7,100,000 in total career total winnings to date.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/01/2008

New Online Poker Bill to be Introduced by Controversial Senator

New Jersey Democratic Senator Robert Menendez intends to introduce a new bill that would regulate online poker and other "games of skill".

The Senate bill's introduction follows a 30-16 vote on Sept. 16 by the House Financial Services Committee that would require federal agencies to define unlawful Internet gambling before completing regulations to enforce a current ban on the activity.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/01/2008

Annette Obrestad Won't Repeat 2007 WSOPE Win

The second annual World Series of Poker Europe (WSOPE) Main Event will not have a repeat winner.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Oct/01/2008

WSOPE Update Has Daniel Negreanu, Johnson Juanda Among Chip Leaders

The 2008 World Series of Poker Europe (WSOPE) was down to 26 players from 363 entries with some familiar names among the big chip leaders.

Submitted by Ace King on, Sep/30/2008

BodogLife.com Complaints Mount: Slow Pays Continue

Customers are getting paid albeit slowly....very slowly.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/30/2008

Breaking News

FanDuel Halts US Presidential Elections Betting in West Virginia

FanDuel Halts US Presidential Elections Betting in West Virginia

That didn't last long, 15 minutes to be exact.  After announcing Tuesday that West Virginia had become the first US state offering sports betting to approved wagering on US politics, FanDuel was forced to pull its odds on the 2020 Presidential race.

What Are the Odds of Your Sportsbook or PPH Shop Staying in Business?

What Are the Odds of Your Sportsbook or PPH Shop Staying in Business?

Everyone knew that the coronavirus would be bad. Yet, even the darkest forecast could not predict just how bad the whole situation has become. The sports betting industry has basically ground to a halt with every major sports betting event off the board. Even the most successful sports betting operations are feeling the pain in a situation that could get even worse before it starts to get better.

Give Your Sportsbook a Big Casino Boost With Price Per Head

Give Your Sportsbook a Big Casino Boost With Price Per Head

With sports betting on pause for a few weeks or even months, depending on how well things evolve in this coronavirus crisis, sportsbooks from all over the world have turned their focus and efforts to the next obvious product in stock, the casino.